• Contracts Manager (Orkney)

    Job Locations UK-Highlands & Islands
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Facilities Management
  • Overview

    At Robertson, we build much more than just ground-breaking infrastructure. We build brilliant communities, we build forward-thinking businesses, and we build the kind of amazing, career-transforming futures that our people look forward to every day.


    We’re one of the UK’s largest, independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies – and we’re still growing fast. The way we work is innovative and transformative, our people are passionate and knowledgeable, our culture is warm, friendly and family-driven, and with over 50 years’ experience of our industry, our clients trust us to deliver everything we promise.


    This role will be working for Robertson Facilities Management based at Orkney. 

    Your new role

    When it comes to your career, we deliver everything we promise too.


    As Contracts Manager, you’ll be responsible for:

    • Strategically managing the delivery of FM services at the sites, taking responsibility for performance, human resource management, quality and profitability
    • Developing site specific policies and operational procedures which fit with the company’s value framework and match the requirements of the client
    • Liaising with client Representatives ensuring positive constructive relationships based on long term partnership 
    • Managing and develop staff, ensuring a positive employment culture, effective training strategies and high retention levels
    • Assisting with property & contract mobilisation elements prior to Practical Completion (PC) so that seamless transition to operational phase is delivered
    • Monitoring performance and provide formal monthly reports to the client and RFM Operations Manager, confirming compliance with the requirements of the contract and identifying issues for discussion, future workload, risks and opportunities

    To join us, we’re looking for:

    • Experienced manager that holds a relevant degree or professional qualification in an Estates/Facilities discipline 
    • Management of Hard FM services with practical problem-solving M&E experience, property maintenance and PPM management experience will be required 
    • A strong technical focus with knowledge of CORGI, HVAC, and Building Regulations 
    • Able to act as ‘Approved Person(AP) for HVAC, Water & LV. Must have relevant qualifications in required areas that meet operational requirements 
    • Have knowledge and understanding of NHS “SHTM best practice guidance for health care engineering “, policies and principles 
    • Interpretation and implementation of changes to legislation within the context of the Project Agreements  

    The successful candidate will require a DBS/Disclosure Check.

    What's in it for me

    We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and you’ll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes.


    And on top of a competitive salary and pension, you’ll be able to make the most of a great benefits package, and local team based rewards depending on your role and where you’re based.


    The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week.


    Ready to #TransformYourCareer? Apply now!


    Robertson Safeguarding Accountabilities 
    Knowledge: A knowledge and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups. 
    Communication Skills: The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children, young people and vulnerable groups. 
    Skills: The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the qualities and behaviours required to support the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable groups.


    Robertson is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


    LOCATION: Orkney 

    COMPANY: Robertson Group


    *Full Job Description available on request. 


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